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of this one it goes down. host: george h. w. bush will spend christmas in the hospital, according to "the washington post." host: samuel is from south carolina on the democrat's line. caller: hello. how have you been? host: fine, thank you. caller: joe scarborough. host: the morning talk-show host. why so? caller: he got his show body seemed to balance his program by talking to republicans and democrats and independents. when obama was down and mitt romney was gaining momentum, he pointed out some bad stuff that mitt romney did. he stood up last week about gun controls that we should do when all those kids got killed at the school. when a republican from florida and says he is a republican but still stands up to his party, he has to be a true hero. that is one reason why i watch his show and like his show. he might disagree on policies but he will tell you that. he believes in working together and getting things done for america. he should run for office again. host: steven from twitter adds -- dale from atlanta, georgia, hi. caller: hig. my political hero -- everybody was picking talk sh
. george h.w. burks 137. bill clinton, 167. george w. bush, 173. and then president obama through november 5 2012, i guess the day of the election, had 311 -- 3 10789 why such a jump between president carter and president obama? is it just the cost of running these campaigns? is it television ads? writes all this money going if guest: it's a very good question. if you want to understand what presidents do, you have to think about what the rules of the system are that incentivize their action. so the rise in fundraising is really a story about the consequence of campaign reform. if you want to empty your let to a presidential candidate, you could give them $25,000. over the last few decades, campaign costs have exploded. the rational is that -- rationale is that we want to have small amount offense money to limit corruption or the appearance of corruption. so the idea is if i can only get a certain amount of money from you, and every person i know, i'm not going to be behold on every certain but with rising president costs, the president is spending more time raising more and more money. th
which drove forces out of kuwait. former president george h. w. bush said he epitomized the duty, service, creed that has defended the country's freedom and defense secretary leon panetta described the four-star army general as one of the great military giants of the 20th century. next, an interview with the retired general on his autobiography,"it doesn't take a hero." >> general schwarzkopf, buried in your book as the following sentence -- almost every panel -- general in desert shield fought in vietnam and remember feeling and abetted by our country. you had two tours. how much to the -- did that experience in back the rest of your career? >> it was probably more impacted and -- in the other experience in my entire military career. many of the decisions made were a direct result of things learn from our vietnam experience. maybe not things that had gone well. you learn just as much by seeing things done wrong and sometimes you say i will never do it that way and that you do it differently. an unbelievable impact. i came back from vietnam the second time and agonized whether to
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